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HP vs. Dell vs. IBM vs. Sunacle vs Reg Club

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Re: Again seems history repeating itself


Where Business meets supercomputers: Home of The Register's HPC Community

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Give it time ...


Little fluffy clouds

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Re: WeChat dominance


Lock away your bits

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No Confusion


How much carrion can a carrier pigeon carry?

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Clarke's Third Law: Any sufficiently advanced techie is indistinguishable from magic


E pluribus unum

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Re: VMware - now part of IBM


Where managers go to die

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BOFH: When was the last time someone said these exact words to you: You are the sunshine of my life?

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open How do you solve a problem like Privacy Shield? US and EU policymakers kick off discussions 29
By Len
open HPE hopes COVID-19 clouds will pass as UK limb's sales down for third year in a row 1
open Clarke's Third Law: Any sufficiently advanced techie is indistinguishable from magic 86
By Terry 6
open Sources: Oracle Commerce Cloud devs laid off as platform struggles to gain traction, move to modern architecture 9
open COVID-19 has done what Microsoft and Intel couldn't – given people a reason for a PC upgrade 6
open VMware 'rebalances' with layoffs that converge hyperconverged team 8
open Tencent’s gaming surge trumps potential loss of the one or two percent of cash it makes in America 14
By DS999
open India to trial restoration of Internet access in Kashmir 3
By Raj
open Cisco to sell everything-as-a-service – even core networking hardware – and cut costs by a billion bucks 21
open Zoom-er or later, your past catches up with you: Vid chat service hit by sueball over end-to-end encryption claim 5
By Falmari
open Texas jury: Apple on the hook for half a billion dollars after infringing 4G LTE patents 30
By Falmari
open Can't decide which OS to run today? Why not Linux inside Windows inside macOS? 26
By hmv
open Wi-Fi 6 isn't signed off yet, but boffins are already teasing us with specs for venerable wireless tech's next gen 36
open Softbank confirms talks to offload Arm as it posts rebound profit 23
open Appeals judges toss out FTC win: What Qualcomm did to its rivals was 'hypercompetitive, not anticompetitive' 16
By DS999
open Dreams feel real while we're in them, don't they Salesforce? 'Critical' virtual event Dreamforce faces the axe 1
By Danny 2
open UK Home Office dishes out contracts to 999 control room vendors after wasting cash on network tech it abandoned 15
By wyatt
open Cluster-struck Nutanix bares all for new AWS alliance 2
By cfgack
open India connects submarine cable to islands where some still live in the stone age 13
open Super Cali COVID count is somewhat out of focus, server crash and expired cert makes numbers quite atrocious 28
open Overbudget and behind schedule, UK's Emergency Services Network reaches 500th base station milestone 12
open Transport for London asks Capita to fling Congestion Charge system into the cloud 25
open With this Uber get-to-work-safe app, you are really spoiling us, ServiceNow 15
open You had one job... Just two lines of code, and now the customer's Inventory Master File has bitten the biscuit 123
open VMware discontinues Datrium hardware and hyperconverged OS, effective immediately 12
open VMware gets into apps with Bluetooth-pinging COVID-safe-office tools 2
By sonnu
open I got 99 problems, and all of them are your fault 196
open China slams 'dirty' America's 'clean network' plan, reminds world of PRISM snoop-fest exposed by Ed Snowden 51
open Frosty the plaintiff: Yeti Data flings surprise trademark sueball at Snowflake 3
open Work-from-home shift trickles down to Western Digital as cloud builders stuff storage in bit barns to meet demand 1
open CSI GitHub: That big outage last month? It's always DNS. Or it was Kubernetes. Maybe it was a heady blend of both 4
open EY to outsource compute function, sending 800 staff into the loving arms of... IBM 27
open Data warehouse firm hopes more will follow Yellowbrick road for real-time analytics, speedy cloud data transfer 1
open Arm, Vodafone flex their muscles to show Cisco they’re fighting fit on the edge 4
open TikTok to splurge €420m on Ireland data centre to get Euro-data into Europe by 2022 12
open China re-shapes its silicon industry to boost production 16
open Intel, VMware collaborate on virtualized RAN platform 1
By rcxb
open Network sniffers find COVID-19 did not break the internet – though it was behind a massive jump in outages 8
open Google catches up to AWS and steals a march on Azure with introduction of cloudy Certificate Authority Service 3
By Darth.0
open TriggerMesh hooks up with AWS EventBridge to connect 'virtually any application' with cloudy service 2
By HildyJ
open Alibaba Cloud reduces RAM, disk size and price of some cloud servers 2
open HPE slashes Windows Server 2019 licence costs – if you buy direct for its AMD Epyc Rome-powered servers 4
open Virgin Media CEO says Brit broadband biz 'performed well' in Q2, which is a weird way to say losses almost tripled 16
By Jay 2
open University of Cambridge to decommission its homegrown email service Hermes in favour of Microsoft Exchange Online 151
By aqk
open Bored binge-watchers bork beleaguered broadband by blasting bandwidth: Global average speeds down 6.31% 30
open Assimilation completed! HPE says it has finished the merger with Cray and unveils combo supercomputing lineup 14
open A tale of mainframes and students being too clever by far 79
By Stevie
open Amazon gets green-light to blow $10bn on 3,000+ internet satellites. All so Americans can shop more on Amazon 74
open 13 – lucky for some, but not BT because that's how hard pre-tax profits crashed in Q1 8
open Glum Alphabet execs look up from red-ink ad figures. What will we do, they ask. Ahem, coughs Google Cloud 7



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